use peacock in a sentence.
Or like extruding peacock feathers for any animal that doesn't have peacock feathers.
Nice response to the usage of peacock terms :-)
Opening up a laptop in a coffeeshop is like a peacock spreading its feathers.
Another interesting spider - peacock spider:
If the male Peacock can be produced by a runaway beauty contest then of course the same can happen in other species, including humans.
It's amazing you took your business elsewhere because they were "peacocking" and not because their products were faulty, as you said.
He starts with some sort of connection to the email recipient, says how he's willing to do anything, discredits the peacocking majority (and then peacocks himself), etc.
I remember Joe Peacock of Mentally Incontinent fame lambasting this manifesto:
Check this link, sent to me by a friend the last time I mentioned peacocks, for some of the latest research on the subject.
The type of meetings that this works in usually involve multiple levels of management and serve more as a forum for peacocking.
I quite like Geoffrey Miller's theory that the human brain is primarily the result of sexual selection rather than natural selection - the hominid equivalent of the peacock's tail.